Friday, September 29, 2017

2018 Admissions Guideline: Important Deadlines

With the new school year starting and the fall season just around the corner, the Office of Admissions at SAIS is always bustling with excitement as we get ready to see new applicants for the next school year. We understand that getting your application and documents together can be a lot of work, so to help you with the application process, we will be using this blog to post weekly helpful tips to guide you through the application process and to answer any questions you may have.



To start this blog series, here are some very important dates you should jot down so that you don't miss any deadlines!

Master of Arts (MA) & Masters of Arts in Global Risk (MAGR)

  • Early Notification Application Deadline: November 1, 2017
  • Open Day for prospective students at Europe (Bologna): December 4, 2017
  • Early Notification Decisions Released: December 29, 2017
  • Regular Application Deadline: January 8, 2018
  • Financial Aid Application Deadline: February 15, 2018
  • Regular Admissions Decisions Released: March 9, 2018
  • Financial Aid Decisions Released: March 9, 2018

Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA)

  • Application Deadline for Spring Entry:  November 1, 2017
  • Early Notification Application Deadline: November 1, 2017
  • Open Day for prospective students at Europe (Bologna): December 4, 2017
  • Early Notification Decisions Released: December 29, 2017
  • Regular Application Deadline: January 8, 2018
  • Financial Aid Application Deadline: February 15, 2018
  • Regular Admissions Decisions Released: March 9, 2018
  • Financial Aid Decisions Released: March 9, 2018

Master of Arts in International Studies (MAIS) 

  • Early Notification Application Deadline: November 1, 2017
  • Early Notification Decisions Released: December 29, 2017
  • Regular Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
  • Financial Aid Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
  • Chinese Language Proficiency Exam Deadline: February 1, 2018
  • Regular Admissions Decisions Released: March 9, 2018

Master of Art in International Economics and Finance (MIEF)

  • Regular Application Deadline: January 8, 2018
  • Financial Aid Application Deadline: February 15, 2018
  • Regular Admissions Decisions Released: March 9, 2018
  • Financial Aid Decisions Released: March 9, 2018

Master of International Public Policy (MIPP)

  • Application Deadline for Spring Entry:  October 16, 2017 Extended (11/15/2017)
  • Early Notification Application Deadline: November 1, 2017
  • Spring Entry Admission Decisions Released: November 17, 2017
  • Open Day for prospective students at Europe (Bologna): December 4, 2017
  • Early Notification Decisions Released: December 30, 2017
  • Regular Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
  • Regular Admissions Decisions Released (EUROPE): March 9, 2018
  • Financial Aid Decisions Released (EUROPE): March 9, 2018
  • Regular Admissions Decisions Released (DC): March 16, 2018
  • Financial Aid Decisions Released (DC): March 16, 2018

Master of Arts in Global Policy (MAGP)

  • Early Notification Application Deadline: November 1, 2017
  • Early Notification Decisions Released: December 29, 2017
  • Regular Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
  • Regular Admissions Decisions Released: March 16, 2018 

 PhD Programs

  • Regular Application Deadline: December 15, 2017
  • Regular Admissions Decisions Released: mid-March

HNC Certificate/ HNC Certificate + MA

  • Early Notification Application Deadline: November 1, 2017
  • Early Notification Decisions Released: December 29, 2017
  • Regular Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
  • Financial Aid Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
  • Chinese Language Proficiency Exam Deadline: February 1, 2018
  • Regular Admissions Decisions Released: March 9, 2018


 To find more important dates, click this link.